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Aug 8, 2009 6:00pm EDT
for survivors. >> if anybody had survived we would have been there. sadly, it apoors to us at this point, that this was probably not survivable. >> reporter: the helicopter and the plane were under water in moments. debris was found scattered across a large stretch of the new jersey shoreline. with two feet of visibility in the hudson, divers had the work cut out for them. it occurred in a popular sightseeing route. the pilot's responsibility to see and avoid obstacles. >> the rule under 1100 feet for this aircraft over this stretch of the hudson river is see and be seen. the irony of today, it was a beautiful, clear sky. >> stephanie, thank you. we turn now to the latest on the investigation and lisa stark. lisa, you and i were talking earlier rather proximity to manhattan, these aircraft were flying relatively unmonitored. >> reporter: once again it raises the questions of planes and helicopters flying in area. it may not have equipment on board. the equipment is not mdated. they have to watch out for each other. just like in cars, planes have blind spots. areas that aren't visible to
Aug 22, 2009 6:00pm EDT
is taking its precaution. on the u.s. mainland the massachusetts coast is predicted to see the worst of bill's winds and waves overnight. many parts of the coast, including martha's vineyard, remains under a tropical storm warning. dangerous rip tides and high surf are prohibiting swimming on one of the last weekends of summer >> it was really intense out there. there are huge. >> when i turned around the guys had the chairs and they just swept away like 40 feet back. >> reporter: earlier today, vacationers along cape cod were able to squeeze out some beach and even boating time. the captain jim wouldn't go beyond the bay. >> don't mess with mother nature. always be prepared. make sure your boat is secured. stay safe. >> reporter: on the outer coast, ten-foot waves crashed on to deserted beechs. fishermen secured their boats anticipating worsening seas. >> you can never trust a hurricane. if you had a boat out here, you got to say, well, what if? >> reporter: some meteorologist predict hurricane bill may not be the last that brushes new england this year. >> reporter: what's interesting it's
Aug 29, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the man. >> he was given the gift of time that his brothers were not. and he used that gift to touch as many lives and right as many wrongs as the years would allow. ♪ ave maria >> reporter: kennedy's son ted acknowledged his father was not perfect, but he was inspiring. the younger kennedy who lost a leg to cancer at age 12 recalled sledding with his dad. >> as i struggled to walk, i slipped and i fell on the ice. and i started to cry. and i said, "i can't do this. i said, i'll never be able to climb up that hill." and he lifted me up in his strong, gentle arms and said something i will never forget. he said, "i know you can do it. there is nothing that you can't do." "we're going to climb that hill together, even if it takes us all day." >> reporter: they did climb the hill, ted kennedy climbed many. after the service, the hearse pulled away from behind me and went to a nearby airport. many people in the state noted sadly ted kennedy was leaving massachusetts for the last time, jim? >> abc's john berman in boston. from boston, senator kennedy's body was flown to washington where
Aug 1, 2009 6:00pm EDT
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Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
interests fight with everything they got. they use influence. run ads and political allies try to scare the heck out of everybody. we can't let them do it this time. >> reporter: some like what they heard in montana last night. but the concern that many cost up, time and again, the price tag. >> that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> you are absolutely right. that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> reporter: the other hot button issue, the president's plan for a government-run health insurance program to compete with private insurer, leaving democrats now saying that may have to go by the wayside. >> the last thing the government needs is to be taking over the health care system. >> reporter: and while many of these town halls are impressed by the man. they still don't buy the message. the president was met in grand junction by a couple hundred supporters of the health care plan. a couple dozen protesters. reports say all those demonstrations were relatively quiet and the president hopes things stay that way in debate. as he t
Aug 8, 2009 6:30pm EDT
. just down the river from where us airways 1549 safely landed. in today's crash, all nine people aboard the two aircraft were killed. we begin with abc's stephanie sy. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, david. the mayor of new york is calling this tragedy on the hudson, not a single survivor. we have learned now there's a temporary flight restriction over this stretch of the hudson as salvage crews doing the very difficult work of looking for wreckage and bodies. against a clear blue sky, the mangled helicopter plunged into the hudson river, astounding on job onlookers. >> something hit the blades and the planes went down. >> reporter: the helicopter carrying five italian tourists and a pilot had just taken off for manhattan on a sightseeing tour. when it collided with a small plane. the piper aircraft was carrying three people, including a child. witnesses describe seeing the helicopter blindsided from the rear and one of the plane's wing sheered off by the helicopter's rotor blades. >> it happened so fast. >> reporter: within minutes, boats and rescue diefrs rushed to
Aug 1, 2009 6:30pm EDT
is wking the story om london. >> reporter: u.s. state ? department is seekinto confirm their stat but reports sathey a a students. is wereta syi wngere staying in where they left to g hiking. eight fourth a american n stude hotel.l.edehd d inin the they got a phone call from them thursday. they said they were surrounded by armed men. apparently iranian border guards and they were arrested. this comes after the disputed' elections. not a good time. >> this is when they're accusing them of unrest inside iran. arrest of three americans entering the country illegally bill give those allegations ammunition however far-fetched. also givens the iranian regime time while negotiating with the nuclear program. wh mark wed or whmae erwere they aegedllly hiking? >> it's mountainous. remote. not necessarily marked. so you wouldn't have a barbed wire fence saying you're entering iran. you could be hiking and not know you left iraq and entered iran. >> more to come. thanks very much. there was one more note out of iran. start of extraordinary mass trial of 100 activists. who criticized the elect
Aug 22, 2009 6:30pm EDT
which take a direct hit. canada is takingng its precaution onon the u.s. inland, the massachusetts cot is p preredicd to see the worst of bill's winds and waves overnight. ny parts of thcoast, including martha's veyard, where the obamama famamily is so arriveor a family vavacation tomoow, remains der r a tropical storm waing. dangerous rip tides d high surf are prohibiting swimmmmingn one of the last weekenends of summ. >> it was really intense out there. there are huge. >> when i rned around d ththe gs had the chrs and they just swept away like 40 feet babackc. >> reporter:r: earlier today, vacationerers aloncape cod w we able to squeeze out sosome bch and en boatingng time. but the captain wouldn't go beyond t the calr bay.y. >> don't mess with mother nature. always be prepared. make sure your boat is secured. stay safe. better safe than sorry. >> reporter: on the outer coast, ten-foot waves crashed on to deserted beaches. fishermen secured their boats anticipating worsening seas. >> it's quiet, because it's the calm before the storm. you can never trust a hurricane. >> if you had a
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